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Hackers beware: women are coding

Hackers beware: women are coding

March 4, 2019

The cybersecurity field is made up of only 20 percent women, but a Chicago-based training program is dedicated to changing that.  Due to the increase in cyber crimes from September 2017 to August 2018, there were 313,735 cybersecurity job openings in the U.S., according to a study by Cy...

Developed countries must mind the gender pay gap

Turns out, you can pick your family

By Arabella Breck

March 27, 2017

Abuse and harassment is one of the top three issues women face in the modern workplace, said Manuela Tomei, director of International Labour Organization’s Working Conditions and Equality Department in a ...

Alvin Ailey showcases new work in Chicago dance performances

March 21, 2017

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s visit to Chicago includes a premier piece called “r-Evolution, Dream,” choreographed by one of the company’s senior members.“Every climate influences...

Working on Womanhood with Mayor’s  support, expands programs

Working on Womanhood with Mayor’s support, expands programs

March 6, 2017

Sheree Blakemore always looks forward to witnessing the growth of young women and hearing about their dreams and goals. “I have been in circles with girls where someone in their community or school w...

Changing the Electoral College must wait

November 21, 2016

After Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the U.S., petitions began circulating calling for both the abolition of the Electoral College system and for the College’s electors to cast their Dec. 19 votes for Hillary Clinton instead of Trump, which is illegal in 29 states. Clinton won the popular vote by a margin of 1.3 million votes, but Trump won the most electoral votes, which is how U.S. elections are decided. S...

The winner of the Golden Noodle at the 2014 inaugural Mac and Cheese Festival was Kitty O’Sheas’ sweet, salty and spicy mac and cheese dish.

Chicago gets mac ‘n’ cheesy

October 19, 2015

Chicago residents can upgrade from microwavable mac and cheese by stuffing themselves with the real deal at the annual all-you-can-eat Mac and Cheese Festival on Oct. 24 at the University of Illinois at ...

Saving lives by restoring cars | The Columbia Chronicle

October 12, 2015

Automotive Mentoring Group is a nonprofit organization that helps young adults at risk of participating in crime and gang violence by teaching them how to restore classic cars. Founder and CEO Alex Lev...

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